A picky job

Author: Jaqueline Haußmann, Pictures: Jaqueline Haußmann Click…click…click goes the sound of my counter. 41 so far, the number of individuals I have just collected and placed in a tiny drop of water inside a tin capsule. Another sample is ready! I put it in the according plate and note everything important about the sample. Off to […]

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#M182 The MOSES Eddy Hunt Begins

As part of the Helmholtz Earth system observation program MOSES, researchers from the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel departed on the third expedition to investigate oceanic eddies between Cape Verde and Mauritania. The second week of M182 marks the start of the eddy hunting phase. “Eddies are circular currents that can either upwell […]

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#M182 Departure from Mindelo

As part of the Helmholtz Earth system observation program MOSES, researchers from the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel departed on the third expedition to investigate oceanic eddies between Cape Verde and Mauritania. First things first: Let’s talk about safety The M182 expedition started at 9:00 am local time on 31.05.2022 in Mindelo on […]